Before applying for MHO status you should read the Mental Health Officer (MHO) factsheet which can be found on our website, to check if a member is eligible.

If after reading the factsheet you believe MHO status should apply you should contact NHS Pensions to check if it is shown on our records.

Telephone: 0300 330 1353

If MHO status is not shown on our records you can apply for it by completing one of the relevant MHO Status forms. Visit our website to view the forms, the process of completing forms and the timescales.

Follow the instructions provided and download the relevant application form. These forms must only be completed by authorised personnel.